All posts tagged "Project Labor Agreements"

  • Business
    Unions Push PLA As Means To Keep Members Paying Dues

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Clark County’s appeal of NBC’s lawsuit to prevent a union-favoring agreement will soon be heard in the Nevada Supreme Court. The state’s highest court will determine whether the Project Labor Agreement the County had negotiated with local trade unions on part of the Detention Center renovation unfairly...

  • Business
    Commissioner Collins, Former Union Member, Supports – “Shock!” – Unions

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – So who do you think runs things here anyway? As he directed the legal counsel of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority to file a brief supporting Clark County in a case at the Nevada Supreme Court, LVCVA Chairman and County Commissioner Tom Collins stated, “We’ve...

  • Business
    LVCVA Files Amicus Brief In Favor Of Unions

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – A local government agency waded into Nevada Business coalitions’s lawsuit against Clark County’s use of a union-favoring agreement under some pretty interesting circumstances. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority submitted an amicus curiae, or “friend of the court”, brief supporting the Clark County Commission’s appeal to...

  • Government
    County Taxpayers Keep Having To Cough Up Dough

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – The Clark County Commission recently agreed to force Clark County taxpayers to pay a multi-million dollar settlement to a contractor that claimed it was wrongfully denied a contract by the Commission. Non-union Fisher Sand & Gravel sued the County a couple years ago after it lost a...